Ministry orders continued suspension of passenger transport from/to Da Nang

Update: 15:59 | 12/08/2020
The Ministry of Transport has ordered the continued suspension of passenger transport from/to Da Nang from 0:00 hour on August 12 in order to prevent the COVID-19 from spreading further after the central city reported new outbreaks late last month.
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All domestic passenger flights from/to Da Nang continue to be halted to curb the spread of COVID-19. (Photo: VNA)

Accordingly, all domestic passenger flights from/to Da Nang continue to be halted while flights to bring stranded tourists in the city home are conducted in line with the ministry’s Document 7703/ BGTVT-VT issued on August 6.

Non-passenger flights are not restricted.

The ministry also ordered to temporarily shut down the public bus, tour bus and taxi services as well as vehicles running on contracts from/to and within the coastal city. An exception applies to certain special cases, including on-duty vehicles, ambulances, coaches picking up workers and experts, vehicles serving COVID-19 response and those transporting foods and other essentials.

Inter-provincial bus, tour bus, or taxi services crossing Da Nang are not allowed to stop in the city for pick-ups and drop-offs.

Passenger rail and waterway transport services from/to the resort city are also temporarily suspended.

Social distancing orders are being imposed in Da Nang to stem the spread of COVID-19 after community infections resurged in Da Nang since July 25.

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(Source: VNA)